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Two Giants Died on July 4th!

As we wind down from the July 4thweekend, let’s reflect on what our founders gave us: A free country, a grand experiment in which the majority rules, but the rights of the minorities are protected. As Ben Franklin is said to have responded when asked the result of the long and often quarrelsome meetings of the second […]

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29 votes win — but recount looms!

March 11, 2014   JUDGE GARCIA WINS BY JUST 29 VOTES IN CLOSE JUDICIAL RACE   Judge David Garcia, Denton County Criminal Court #3, has won re-election with a razor-thin margin of just 29 votes out of more than 30,000 votes cast. The Early Ballot Board concluded its work about 4 p.m. on Monday, and found […]

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REPUBLICAN PRECINCT MEETINGS TO BE HELD ACROSS THE COUNTY ON ELECTION NIGHT MARCH 4TH

Contact Dianne Edmondson at 940/391-6699  At 7:30p.m. on March 4, 2014, after the 2014 Republican Primary election, Republican voters across the county will gather to take part in their precinct meeting (called a convention in the state election code) to begin to build the Party platform and elect delegates and alternates to the Republican District […]

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News from the Chairman

Received on Feb 10, 2014 Our update this week is brought to you by JUDGE DAVID GARCIA who has served as Judge of the County Criminal Court #3 for 17 years. In addition to hearing thousands of criminal cases each year, this court functions as the Veterans Court, helping men and women who have served […]

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Did You Miss This Great Event?

February 4, 2014 This week’s update is sponsored by Vic Rivera, candidate for Judge of Denton County Criminal Court #3. Vic was one of the dozens of candidates  who participated in the Lincoln-Reagan Dinner “Campaign Headquarters” and had this to say about the evening: “.Saturday was a huge success and I enjoyed my 2nd year of […]

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Vote in Straw Poll Tonight!

January 27, 2014 Who Should Be Our State’s Chief Financial Officer? And Who Should Help Regulate the Oil – Gas Industry? Tonight is your opportunity to hear first hand from the candidates who are asking you to choose them to serve on the Texas Railroad Commission and as Comptroller. Please join us tonight for a candidate […]

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Missed the AG/Lt Gov Debate? Watch the video!

January 20 2014 WHO WILL YOU VOTE FOR? We are in the height of election season – no doubt about that! And there are still several candidate forums in the next few weeks so that you can make an informed decision on who YOU will be supporting in the various contested races both statewide and […]

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VOTE TONIGHT FOR YOUR FAVORITE CANDIDATE!

January 13, 2014   PICK YOUR FAVORITE FOR A.G. AND LT. GOV. TONIGHT! All major candidates for Texas Lt. Governor and Texas Attorney General have confirmed that they will be attending the candidate forum and straw poll tonight in Denton. The forum, presented by the Denton County Republican Party, begins at 7 p.m. TONIGHT Jan. 13 at the Denton County […]

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What a Week is Coming Up!

January 7, 2014 Happy New Year, Denton County Republicans!    Have you made your New Year’s Resolutions yet? I have made a few, many of them, unfortunately, retreads from years past! But there is one that I am making that I hope each of you can join me in trying to keep: Let’s make 2013 […]

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Do YOU know about the Lincoln Reagan Prequel?

It’s almost over – 2014 will soon be just a memory, referred to as “last year.” It’s been a very good year for the Denton County Republican Party, in large part due to the dedication of the grassroots volunteers who make up the DCRP. We’ve had a very successful year in many areas, including launching the Carrollton Conservative […]

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Christmas Surprise in this Update!

 Wishing you a blessed and wonderful Christmas As we celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior, the most famous and loving unplanned pregnancy in history, let us be thankful for our wonderful country that God has blessed. Let us do all in our powers to preserve this Constitutional Republic. For a truly heart-warming Christmas […]

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Nearly 50 Candidates File for Denton County Offices

WRITE-IN CANDIDATE FILING ENDS TODAY AT 6 P.M.  Filing for Precinct Chairs and County Party Chair candidates who failed to file complete candidate filings by 6 p.m. last Monday, Dec. 9 may still file to be write-in candidates on the March 4, 2014 Republican Primary Election. In order to do so, interested persons should complete this form:http://www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/forms/pol-sub/2-13f.pdf, get […]

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Dec 9, 2013 DCRP Headquarters Closed Today!

Dec. 9, 2013 TODAY IS THE LAST DAY FOR FILING FOR PUBLIC AND PARTY OFFICES While we would normally be at our DCRP Headquarters until 6 p.m. today to accept filings for public or DCRP offices, due to the re-icing of the streets throughout our county, it has been decided NOT to open HQ on Monday. Please see […]

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Victory Team Forming NOW!

Dec. 2, 2013 Hope each of you had a very blessed Thanksgiving. Here at our home, it certainlywas a filling one – so back to the diet this week! And let’s do remember to carry that spirit of thankfulness to God and our Founders not just on the fourth Thursday of November but rather into […]

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Thanks to our Volunteers!

Nov. 18 2013  Thank you to this week’s Update sponsor, Judge Robert Ramirez. Judge Ramirez exemplifies the volunteer spirit of service to the DCRP as he has served as our Vice Chairman for Outreach and is currently our Program Chairman. He also is an underwriter of the Volunteer Recognition Dinner. As Program Chairman, he is […]

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Armistice Day or Veterans’ Day?

November 11. 2013     Thank You, Veterans — Today Is YOUR Day! Today is Veterans’ Day, when a grateful nation pays tribute to the men and women who have served in the various branches of our military. Originally known as Armistice Day, this date marks the signing of the armistice on the eleventh hour of […]

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Help GOP Win in Virginia!

This issue of the DCRP Chairman’s update is sponsored by State Representative MYRA CROWNOVER who is running for re-election in House District 64 and who is also a member of our Lincoln’s Cabinet. Thanks, Myra! We appreciate your faithful support of the DCRP.  URGENT REQUEST FOR PHONE CALLERS TO VIRGINIA TODAY!  Can you make phone […]

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Don’t forget your photo ID!

LAST WEEK OF EARLY VOTING Have you voted yet? This week is the last week of early votingand while the turnout for the Constitutional Amendments is very low, it’s still stronger than in other such elections recently. And remember, when you go to vote in this and subsequent elections, you must show a photo id such as driver’s license, […]

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Meet a Dozen Statewide Candidates Tuesday!

This week’s Chairman’s Update is sponsored by Judge Robert Ramirez who is running for re-election to County Court at Law #2. Thank you, Judge. We appreciate your support of the DCRP. Others who wish to sponsor a Weekly Update should contact dianne@gopgal.com. DENTON COUNTY KEY TO STATEWIDE WIN It’s clear that statewide Republican candidates have received […]

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Help Cong. Burgess with a Phone Call!

HELP OFFSET DEMS CALLS TO OUR CONG. DR. MICHAEL BURGESS   The Denton County Democrats are very emboldened by recent events and are making hundreds of phone calls to our Congressman Michael Burgess which are not complimentary of his strong stand against Obamacare. If you appreciate Cong. Burgess’ action and his position, please call either his District […]

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Congratulations!

Several of our Denton County Republicans have been selected for leadership roles in GOP organizations. TEXAS REPUBLICAN ASSEMBLIES                 Rudy Cajka                             Bill Lawrence The National and State Republican Assembly conventions recently were held in the DFW Hyatt Regency, and RUDY CAJKA, who serves the DCRP as Treasurer, was named as the TXRA National Committeeman, an […]

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First Candidate Forum Next Tuesday

WHAT IS SENATOR CRUZ’S PLAN?     Watching what’s going on in DC with Obamacare? Wondering what Sen. Cruz plans to do to defund it? This Breitbart article explains the next steps and Sen. Cruz’s path to defunding it.http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/09/21/Ted-Cruz-s-pathway-to-victory-on-defunding-Obamacare  And if you’d like to watch the filibuster live on C-SPAN,  use this link.http://www.c-span.org/Live-Video/C-SPAN2/  Don’t forget  — if you are a […]

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Keep Texas Red!

From the Republican Party of Texas: “The Democrats and the Obama machine have been very active in registering voters. We must keep Texas red. Now is the time to act! If you live near San Antonio, Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin or Houston, please consider setting aside a couple hours to block walk with us. If […]

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SEPTEMBER == PATRTIOTIC CELEBRATIONS GALORE

SEPTEMBER  == PATRTIOTIC CELEBRATIONS GALORE We hope that everyone had a wonderful long weekend over the Labor Day weekend. That Monday, September 2, also was a patriotic holiday: VJ Day commemorating the date in 1945 that Japan signed the formal surrender to end its participation in World War II. And our Jewish friends celebrated Rosh Hashanah […]

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Campaign Season’s Coming Soon!

SUMMER’S ALMOST OVER AND CAMPAIGN SEASON’S COMING SOON!  It’s the last week in August —-the school children have returned to their classrooms, and Labor Day (Monday, September 2) is right around the corner. That holiday marks the traditional start of campaign season. But this year, due to an earlier filing period for public office (November […]

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Hello and Goodbye!

              Hello and Goodbye! The DCRP has a new Executive Director, Steve Smith, as SHANNAN SORRELL has left to pursue other business activities due to her family obligations. We appreciate the two years of excellent service to the party that Shannan gave us, and know that her dedication to the DCRP will […]

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Congratulations!

Three of our Denton County Legislative Delegation have just been honored by conservative organizations.  State Senator Jane Nelson has been named a Courageous Conservative by the Texas Conservative Caucus. While both Reps. Ron Simmons and Pat Fallon were named among the top conservatives in the Texas House by Texas Eagle Forum. As we get information […]

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Impeach Eric Holder??

ERIC HOLDER, DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS!                               Can you believe the unmitigated gall of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder? He – and the rest of the Obama administration  –  really hate Texas and are doing everything possible to keep our conservative values from being reflected in the people we send to Congress and even […]

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Another Great DCRP Elected Official!

  Today’s Weekly Update is Sponsored by Judge Robert Ramirez We Congratulate Another Denton County Elected Official Precinct 2 Constable Mike Truitt, a 28-year veteran of law enforcement, was recently honored as the Constable of the Year by the Justices of the Peace and Constables Association of Texas. Also honored was the Constable’s Administrative Manager […]

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Thanks and Congratulations!

IT’S UP TO THE GOV NOW! Whew! What a week for Texas Republicans! The omnibus pro-life bill finally passed both the House and the Senate and is headed to Gov. Perry’s desk for signature. It was not without a lot of drama, though at least the senate gallery mob-ocracy which doomed the bill in the […]

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